Music Posts Tagged as 'Feminism'
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Problems (Live Unplugged Session) - Weathers
Winner Pole Dance World
Love Too Much - Keane
The new relationship. 30-Aug-2019
Bad Guy (Sasha Vector Remix) - Billie Eilish
Christine + The Queens thinks music is becoming more progressive
Christine & The Queens' Héloïse Letissier believes pop can tackle LGBTQ subjects ''without being questioned''.
The 30-year-old singer - who identifies as pansexual, meaning she is attracted to a person regardless of their sex or gender identity - feels the music industry has always been progressive but she thinks it's becoming ''more nuanced'' and more able to discuss in depth issues surrounding sexuality and gender.
Is That Alright - Lady Gaga
Birth of the Lotus
Nobody Knows Me (Peter Rauhofer's Private Life Mix) - Madonna
Madonna (MDNA Tour)
Blonde Ambition Tour
Queen of the misfits. 24-Oct-2018
Someone To You - Banners
One Small Step
"Collapsed" - Natalie Taylor
We hope that after the time of hate dissipates that the good men will fight to return home. 10-Aug-2018
"Heart to Break" - Kim Petras
To love a man, again and again. 26-Jul-2018
Lost On You
Vlad Ivan Kizomba Remake feat. Diana Astrid
Men are scared too. 06-Jul-2018
Missy Elliott's originality showed me it was cool to be a nerdy Black girl
In 1997, I missed the bus to school because I absolutely had to see the entire music video for Missy Elliott’s “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly).” I, of course, had no way of knowing that I was witnessing an artist — a future icon, really — who was going to completely shift how the world viewed music as an art form. At the time, I was enraptured by something I’d never seen before, and I was simply unwilling to pry my eyes away.
The fish-eyed lens. The cartoonish special effects. Costuming that appeared to be plucked from a delightfully fun future. Lyrics that exuded a bold confidence. With her first solo, career-solidifying music video, Missy Elliott became a certified force in an industry where women had to claw for the barest hint of recognition. Every hit record — “Sock It 2 Me,” “Hot Boyz,” “Get Ur Freak On,” “Gossip Folks,” “WTF (Where They From),” the list goes on — made it harder to relegate her to a single box.
To simply call Missy Elliott a rapper, even a devastatingly skilled one, ignores the fact that she is also a razor-sharp lyricist, singer, producer, dancer, and visionary. For over two decades, she’s built a legacy so rock solid that the name Missy Elliott has become synonymous with originality and brilliance.
You Don't Have to Listen to Abusive Rappers
Hip-hop has always been a culture that thrives off of young, controversial figures, but with the information that’s already available on the aforementioned artists, it’s impossible for listeners to support them in good conscience. In order to properly reckon with our roles in their success, we really need to stop entertaining and listening to them.
R. Kelly Accused of ‘Grooming’ 14-Year-Old Girl as Sexual ‘Pet’ in New Documentary
Fabolous: 5 Things About Rapper Who Allegedly Attacked Emily B & Threatened Her Dad
Prosecutors Reportedly Reviewing Old Video of XXXTentacion Hitting a Girl
XXXTentacion Is Suing the Woman He Was Filmed Punching in the Head
6ix9ine's Court Date in Child Sex Case Postponed
I don’t need Drake’s feminist anthem, ‘Nice for What.’ It won’t fix hip-hop’s misogyny problem.
Women's Group Calls on Spotify to Remove Chris Brown, Nelly, and More From Official Playlists
The sacrifice may turn her into a goddess or she can stand up and become one. (I love the idea of treating what you love like church.) 11-Apr-2018
Koop Island Blues
A woman celebrates freedom. 02-Apr-2018
Do men accused of misconduct deserve to have their music in event playlists? These DJs weigh in.
After the rise of the #MeToo movement in October, when survivors of sexual abuse began speaking out about their experiences with new volume and frequency, several powerful men in various segments of the culture were outed for predatory behavior. And that’s led to a wider conversation about sexual harassment and misconduct; in the context of the entertainment and music industries, there’s the thorny question of whether it’s possible or defensible to separate an artist from the art.
In this social climate, DJs are thinking about the role they have to play in all of this.
“As DJs, we literally make a song hot or not,” said Fab Roc, a New York City-based DJ who has spun at corporate pop-up events and local hip-hop and R&B parties. “If we stop playing certain people’s music at events, it speaks volumes and it can also set the trend for people to care.”